General precautions – HTC EVO 4G User Manual

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4A. Important Safety Information

General Precautions

You alone are responsible for how you use your phone and any consequences of its use. You must always
switch off your phone wherever the use of a phone is prohibited. Use of your phone is subject to safety
measures designed to protect users and their environment.

Avoid applying excessive pressure to the device.

Do not apply excessive pressure on the screen and the device to prevent damaging them and remove
the device from your pants’ pocket before sitting down. It is also recommended that you store the
device in a protective case and only use the device stylus or your finger when interacting with the touch
screen. Cracked display screens due to improper handling are not covered by the warranty.

Device getting warm after prolonged use.

When using your device for prolonged periods of time, such as when you’re talking on the phone,
charging the battery or browsing the Web, the device may become warm. In most cases, this condition
is normal and therefore should not be interpreted as a problem with the device.

Heed service markings.

Except as explained elsewhere in the Operating or Service documentation, do not service any product
yourself. Service needed on components inside the device should be done by an authorized service
technician or provider.

Protect your phone.

Always treat your phone and its accessories with care and keep them in a clean and dust-free place.

Do not expose your phone or its accessories to open flames or lit tobacco products.

Do not expose your phone or its accessories to liquid, moisture or high humidity.

Do not drop, throw or try to bend your phone or its accessories.

Do not use harsh chemicals, cleaning solvents, or aerosols to clean the device or its accessories.

Do not paint your phone or its accessories.

Do not attempt to disassemble your phone or its accessories, only authorized personnel must do so.

Do not expose your phone or its accessories to extreme temperatures, minimum -4°F (-20°C) and
maximum 122°F (50°C).

Please check local regulations for disposal of electronic products.

Do not carry your phone in your back pocket as it could break when you sit down.

Send the product for service.

Unplug the product from the electrical outlet and refer servicing to an authorized service technician or
provider under the following conditions:

Liquid has been spilled or an object has fallen into the product.

The product has been exposed to rain or water.

The product has been dropped or damaged.

There are noticeable signs of overheating.

The product does not operate normally when you follow the operating instructions.

Avoid operating the product in hot areas.

The product should be placed away from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or
other products (including amplifiers) that produce heat.

Avoid operating the product in wet areas.

Never use the product in a wet location.

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